The History Of Ba Duan Jin (Eight Pieces of Brocade)

The history of Ba Duan Jin qi gong can be traced back to over 800 years ago. Its legendary founder is Yue Fei, a famous general in the Southern Sung Dynasty (AD1177 - 1279).

Yue Fei developed a set of 12 fundamental exercises to train his army. After some time, he simplified the exercises to eight fine exercises - "Ba Duan Jin".

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The fact that he and his army were never defeated in battle was attributed to this training.

Till now, if you visit the famous Shaolin Temple in Henan, China, you will see statue of monks performing Ba Duan Jin. The Shaolin monks use this qi gong as part of their daily training.

Today, many modifications and innovations have been added to the original form. Although the variations are numerous, they all help to tone up your internal organs and system.



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